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2018 OCM Bocas Prize winner: Jennifer Rahim

The overall 2018 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature was won by Trinidadian Jennifer Rahim’s short-story collection Curfew Chronicles (Peepal Tree, Aug 2017, 208pp). The award was announced on 28 April at the NGC Bocas Lit Fest in Port of Spain.

Also on the shortlist – and winner of the Poetry prize – was Shara McCallum’s collection Madwoman (Peepal Tree, Jan 2017, 72pp).

The judges declined to name a non-fiction winner for 2018.

For more information, see the announcement here.